323 GC - Tier 3

Medium Excavators 323 GC - Tier 3

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Key Specs

Net Power - ISO 9249
157 HP
117 kW
Operating Weight
51100 lb
22700 kg
Maximum Digging Depth
22.1 ft
6730 mm

Overview

High Performance with Speed and Efficiency

The Cat® 323 GC Excavator promotes productivity with easy-to-use controls, a comfortable cab, up to 25% increased fuel economy and longer service intervals that reduce maintenance costs up to 20% – all to give you a durable, low-cost per-hour excavator for your applications.

Benefits

Up To 25% Lower Maintenance Cost

With ground level maintenance, extended life for hydraulic fuel, and air filters and elimination of drain and pilot filters.

Reliable Performance

Get up to 10% more swing torque. Improve your visibility with the rear camera. Operate simply with a machine built to last.

Up To 25% Increased Fuel Efficiency

Using the latest electrohydraulic main valve and pump, Smart Mode, and the high efficiency cooling fan.

Product Specifications for 323 GC - Tier 3

Net Power - ISO 9249 157 HP 117 kW
Net Power - ISO 9249 (DIN) 159 hp (metric) 159 hp (metric)
Engine Model Cat C7.1 Cat C7.1
Engine Power - ISO 14396 158 HP 118 kW
Engine Power - ISO 14396 (DIN) 160 hp (metric) 160 hp (metric)
Bore 4 in 105 mm
Stroke 5 in 135 mm
Displacement 428 in³ 7.01 l
Biodiesel Capability Up to B20¹ Up to B20¹
Emissions Emits equivalent to U.S. EPA Tier 3 and EU Stage IIIA. Emits equivalent to U.S. EPA Tier 3 and EU Stage IIIA.
Note (1) Net power advertised is the power available at the flywheel when the engine is equipped with fan, air intake system, exhaust system and alternator with engine speed at 1,800 rpm. Advertised power is tested per the specified standard in effect at the time of manufacture. Net power advertised is the power available at the flywheel when the engine is equipped with fan, air intake system, exhaust system and alternator with engine speed at 1,800 rpm. Advertised power is tested per the specified standard in effect at the time of manufacture.
Note (2) ¹Cat engines are compatible with diesel fuel blended with the following lower-carbon intensity fuels** up to: 100% biodiesel FAME (fatty acid methyl ester)* or 100% renewable diesel, HVO (hydrotreated vegetable oil) and GTL (gas-to-liquid) fuels. Refer to guidelines for successful application. Please consult your Cat dealer or “Caterpillar Machine Fluids Recommendations” (SEBU6250) for details. *For use of blends higher than 20% biodiesel, consult your Cat dealer. **Tailpipe greenhouse gas emissions from lower-carbon intensity fuels are essentially the same as traditional fuels. ¹Cat engines are compatible with diesel fuel blended with the following lower-carbon intensity fuels** up to: 100% biodiesel FAME (fatty acid methyl ester)* or 100% renewable diesel, HVO (hydrotreated vegetable oil) and GTL (gas-to-liquid) fuels. Refer to guidelines for successful application. Please consult your Cat dealer or “Caterpillar Machine Fluids Recommendations” (SEBU6250) for details. *For use of blends higher than 20% biodiesel, consult your Cat dealer. **Tailpipe greenhouse gas emissions from lower-carbon intensity fuels are essentially the same as traditional fuels.
Main System - Maximum Flow 429 l/min (113 gal/min) 429 l/min (113 gal/min)
Maximum Pressure - Equipment 5075 psi 35000 MPa
Maximum Pressure - Travel 4974 psi 34300 kPa
Maximum Pressure - Swing 3886 psi 26800 kPa
Swing Speed 11.25 r/min 11.25 r/min
Maximum Swing Torque 60300 ft·lbf 81.8 kN·m
Operating Weight 51100 lb 22700 kg
Note Long undercarriage, Reach boom, R2.9 m (9'5") Reach stick, 1.3 m³ (1.7 yd³) General Duty (GD) bucket, 600 mm (24") triple grouser shoes and 4700 kg (10,360 lb) counterweight. Long undercarriage, Reach boom, R2.9 m (9'5") Reach stick, 1.3 m³ (1.7 yd³) General Duty (GD) bucket, 600 mm (24") triple grouser shoes and 4700 kg (10,360 lb) counterweight.
Fuel Tank Capacity 86.6 gal (US) 345 l
Cooling System 6.6 gal (US) 25 l
Engine Oil - With Filter 6.6 gal (US) 25 l
Swing Drive 1.6 gal (US) 6 l
Final Drive - Each 1.3 gal (US) 5 l
Hydraulic System - Including Tank 61.8 gal (US) 234 l
Hydraulic Tank 30.4 gal (US) 115 l
Boom Reach 5.7 m (18'8") Reach 5.7 m (18'8")
Stick Reach 2.9 m (9'6") Reach 2.9 m (9'6")
Bucket GD 1.3 m³ (1.7 yd³) GD 1.3 m³ (1.7 yd³)
Shipping Height - Top of Cab 9.7 ft 2960 mm
Handrail Height 9.7 ft 2954 mm
Shipping Length 31.3 ft 9531 mm
Tail Swing Radius 9.3 ft 2833 mm
Counterweight Clearance 3.4 ft 1048 mm
Ground Clearance 1.5 ft 468 mm
Track Length 14.7 mm 4450 mm
Length to Center of Rollers 12 ft 3650 mm
Track Gauge 7.8 ft 2380 mm
Transport Width 9.9 ft 2980 mm
Maximum Digging Depth 22.1 ft 6730 mm
Boom Reach 5.7 m (18'8") Reach 5.7 m (18'8")
Stick Reach 2.9 m (9'6") Reach 2.9 m (9'6")
Bucket GD 1.3 m³ (1.7 yd³) GD 1.3 m³ (1.7 yd³)
Maximum Reach at Ground Level 32.4 ft 9870 mm
Maximum Cutting Height 31 ft 9450 mm
Maximum Loading Height 21.3 ft 6490 mm
Minimum Loading Height 7.1 ft 2170 mm
Maximum Depth Cut for 2440 mm (8 ft) Level Bottom 21.5 ft 6560 mm
Maximum Vertical Wall Digging Depth 18.5 ft 5610 mm
Bucket Digging Force - ISO 31520 lbf 140 kN
Stick Digging Force - ISO 23970 lbf 107 kN

323 GC - Tier 3 Standard Equipment

NOTE

  • Standard and optional equipment may vary. Consult your Cat dealer for details.

BOOM AND STICKS

  • 5.7 m (18'8") Reach boom

CAB

  • Rollover protective structure (ROPS)
  • High-resolution 8" (203 mm) LCD touchscreen monitor
  • Mechanical-suspension seat

CAT TECHNOLOGY

  • VisionLink®
  • Remote Flash

ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

  • Two 1,000 CCA maintenance-free batteries
  • Programmable time-delay LED working lights
  • LED chassis light, left-hand/right-hand boom lights, cab lights

ENGINE

  • Cat C7.1 single turbo diesel engine
  • Two selectable modes
  • Auto engine speed control
  • Auto engine idle shutdown
  • 52° C (125° F) high-ambient cooling capacity
  • -18°C (0°F) cold start capability
  • Double element air filter with integrated pre-cleaner
  • Electric fuel priming pump
  • Two-stage fuel filtration system with water separator and indicator
  • Electric cooling fans with auto-reverse function

HYDRAULIC SYSTEM

  • Electronic main control valve - 1 way high pressure auxiliary circuit ready
  • Tandem type electronic main pump
  • Boom and stick regeneration circuits
  • Auto warm up
  • Auto two-speed travel
  • Boom and stick drift reduction valve
  • Element type main hydraulic filter

SAFETY AND SECURITY

  • Auto hammer stop
  • Rearview camera and right-hand side mirror
  • Ground-level engine shutoff switch
  • Right-hand handrail and handhold
  • Signaling/warning horn
  • Service platform with anti-skid plate and countersunk bolts
  • Hydraulic lock out lever neutralizes all controls
  • Lockable disconnect switch

SERVICE AND MAINTENANCE

  • Side entry to service platform
  • Grouped location of engine oil and fuel filters
  • Sampling ports for Scheduled Oil Sampling (S·O·S℠)
  • Ground-level and platform-level engine oil dipsticks
  • Integrated vehicle health management system

UNDERCARRIAGE AND STRUCTURES

  • Long undercarriage
  • Grease lubricated track
  • 4700 kg (10,360 lb) counterweight
  • Tie-down points on base frame

323 GC - Tier 3 Optional Equipment

NOTE

  • Standard and optional equipment may vary. Consult your Cat dealer for details.

BOOM AND STICKS

  • 2.9 m (9'6") Reach stick
  • 2.5 m (8'2") Reach stick
  • 2.9 m (9'6") Reach bare stick
  • 2.5 m (8'2") Reach bare stick

CAT TECHNOLOGY

  • VisionLink Productivity

ENGINE

  • -32° C (-25° F) cold start capability

HYDRAULIC SYSTEM

  • Combined flow/high-pressure auxiliary circuit
  • Boom and stick hydraulic hammer lines

SAFETY AND SECURITY

  • Right-hand-sideview camera
  • Swing alarm
  • Inspection lighting

UNDERCARRIAGE AND STRUCTURES

  • 600 mm (24") triple grouser track shoes
  • 790 mm (31") triple grouser track shoes

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